Pair of Side Chairs

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-245716

Description

Pair of side chairs; mahogany; broadly porportioned Chippendale ribbon back with "Z" branded on underside of stretchers; solid crest rail with center carved medallion of scroll work around a circle; round ears with scroll carving; three horizontally pierced scrolled slats with open central circle, beaded on top edge; back stiles molded and beaded; serpentined seat with overupholstered rail; covered in yellow silk damask; square legs, beaded on outside fore edge; plain "H" stretchers front and back; back legs chamfered on inside fore edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
silk (textile)
Chippendale
Furniture
Chair

Associated Building

Original To Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 2/16 x 23 x 21 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon

Accession Number

1966.295AB

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
New Hampshire (United States)
Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]